October 2, 2013
Yemen's Foreign Minister announced Wednesday that national reconciliation talks may be delayed up to three months. With Yemen's rocky political transition still in limbo, Al-Qaeda-linked violence continues in the south of the country leaving four Yemeni soldiers.
Members of the Free Syrian Army are concerned that Assad already has weapons on the move to hide them from UN Inspectors.
Four members of the Egyptian security forces were killed on Wednesday after the helicopter they were flying in was shot down by insurgents during a military training exercise north of Baghdad.
The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday said it will not retract its calls to end the "military coup" that ousted Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi and will still demand the former president's return to office.
Iraq's death toll rises in milestone month of loss.
After almost two million refugees have fled Syria, countries are establishing quotas to ensure proper support.
Lebanon's caretaker Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said Wednesday that all Hezbollah checkpoints on Lebanese territory had been abandoned and taken over by the army.
European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is set to arrive in Cairo for a three-day visit on Wednesday, during which she will push for dialogue and reconciliation between the Muslim Brotherhood and the interim government.
Hundreds of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and his protestors engaged in a short-lived clash in Cairo on late Tuesday. The Egyptian army quashed the confrontation shortly after it broke out.
The US' sanctions on Iran are likely to be delayed until after Tehran holds talks over its nuclear capabilities with world powers later this month.
Iraq executions number in the 20's as charges are carried out in the last week.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees has urged the international community to provide more economic support for growing numbers of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn country.
October 1, 2013
Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made calls Tuesday for a "quick political transition" to restore stability in the country.
The Syrian opposition National Coalition released a statement Tuesday calling on in the international community to deliver humanitarian aid to the starving people in Syria in areas under the regime's seige.
Israel's Prime Minister told the UN Summit Tuesday not to trust Iran and calls President Rouhani "a wolf in sheep's clothing."